In the spotlight

“We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor”

Frank, funny, and unflinchingly real stories by Solo Moms, for Solo Moms


When Poetry Says It Best

Two poems dedicated to a daughter with unique challenges and gifts.


The Pain of Parental Alienation

When one parent convinces the children that their other parent is unworthy


Navigating the Boomerang Phenomenon

Advice for when your grown children move back home


College Bound: ESME’s 2019 Scholarship Winners Showcase the Pride and Determination of Solo Mom Families

Our two scholarship winners are a Solo Mom who is enrolled at George Mason University, and the daughter of a Solo Mom entering her sophomore year a...

Sons & Daughters

Amy Schumer: Pain Transformed into Art

When it came to the September 18 Emmy Awards, the odds were looking good for stand-up comedian Amy Schumer: the nominations, announced in July, rec...

Featured Resource Articles


Marianne Simon’s “Widows Anonymous”: A One-Woman Play About Grief

“We are none of us just one thing, but rather glimmers and glimpses of so many things.”


Hey, Mom, Thinking About Going to Grad School?

10 things you need to know about furthering your education while parenting

Special Needs

Kids with Special Needs Beyond High School

Career, college, or couch potato?

Wellness - Mental Health

Could You Be Suffering from Love Addiction?

Love addicts believe that someone else can solve all their problems and ...


Break the Shaming Cycle

Shaming your children can have lifelong negative consequences


Making the Best of Family Events That Include Your Ex

Are you celebrating or stressed out?

Embracing Diversity, Promoting Equality and Empowering Moms

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